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Community court organizes food drive to commemorate 12th anniversary

IL Staff
April 26, 2013
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Indianapolis Community Court, the only community court in the state, will host a food and clothing drive April 27 for the David S. Moore Food Pantry located in Community Court in Fountain Square.

The food pantry is named after Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Officer David Moore, who was killed in 2011 after he was shot during a routine traffic stop.

The Indianapolis Community Court works with community partners and neighborhoods to address the root causes of crime and provides wraparound services and alternatives to incarceration for low-level misdemeanor defendants who are willing to plead guilty to their offenses. The court was established in 2001.

Donations may be made at Community Court, 902 Virginia Ave., Indianapolis, on Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon. Financial contributions may also be made to the David S. Moore Foundation, P.O. Box 39284, Indianapolis IN 46239, with instructions that the contribution is for the “David S. Moore Food Pantry.”

Those interested in helping may also contact Mary Ann Schaefer at St. Joan of Arc Holy Family Ministry at 317-283-5508 to make a donation.

 

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  1. KUDOS to the Indiana Supreme Court for realizing that some bureacracies need to go to the stake. Recall what RWR said: "No government ever voluntarily reduces itself in size. Government programs, once launched, never disappear. Actually, a government bureau is the nearest thing to eternal life we'll ever see on this earth!" NOW ... what next to this rare and inspiring chopping block? Well, the Commission on Gender and Race (but not religion!?!) is way overdue. And some other Board's could be cut with a positive for State and the reputation of the Indiana judiciary.

  2. During a visit where an informant with police wears audio and video, does the video necessary have to show hand to hand transaction of money and narcotics?

  3. I will agree with that as soon as law schools stop lying to prospective students about salaries and employment opportunities in the legal profession. There is no defense to the fraudulent numbers first year salaries they post to mislead people into going to law school.

  4. The sad thing is that no fish were thrown overboard The "greenhorn" who had never fished before those 5 days was interrogated for over 4 hours by 5 officers until his statement was illicited, "I don't want to go to prison....." The truth is that these fish were measured frozen off shore and thawed on shore. The FWC (state) officer did not know fish shrink, so the only reason that these fish could be bigger was a swap. There is no difference between a 19 1/2 fish or 19 3/4 fish, short fish is short fish, the ticket was written. In addition the FWC officer testified at trial, he does not measure fish in accordance with federal law. There was a document prepared by the FWC expert that said yes, fish shrink and if these had been measured correctly they averaged over 20 inches (offshore frozen). This was a smoke and mirror prosecution.

  5. I love this, Dave! Many congrats to you! We've come a long way from studying for the bar together! :)

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